"CROSSROADS" is a musical movie based on the legends of the black guitarist Robert Johnson, died mysteriously in 1938. It's a PACT WITH THE DEVIL there. One night, at the crossroads, a man forces the fate and sells his soul to the Devil in exchange for glory. The fame arrives fast, but it contains a curse. Robert Johnson dies after the recording of 29 songs. The legend says that there would be a thirtieth piece. Whoever will find it will become immensely rich and will release Johnson... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Robert Johnson, Blues, music, Pact, Devil
Description: The film consists of the best footage of benthic life generated by the "Monster Camera" project conducted in 1970. In this NSF-sponsored project, Isaacs and his team dropped a bait pail, light source and cine camera on the sea floor at various locations at depths of 200-3700 meters in order to get photographs of life on the sea floor. The film includes a detailed description of the underwater camera system and images of sea floor activity. This film was initially shown to... favoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topic: californialightandsound
Winning short from the 2005 San Francisco 48 Hour Film Project (www.48hourfilm.com), out of a field of 26 films. Required elements: Prop: A dried up pen Character: R. Ramsey, a nurse Line of dialogue: "I'm craving something salty." Genre: Romance favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: San Francisco, 48 Hour Film Project, 48HFP, Winner, ScatterShot
Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=VMYUAAAAYAAJ&oe=UTF-8
BREAKING NEWS: Silent Hall of Fame has launched a kickstarter campaign to raise funds for the preproduction of a new documentary. We offer eight levels of generous rewards for donations of every budget. Please donate to help make the new documentary a reality and please spread the word about this campaign to those likely to support the cause of bringing belated recognition to overlooked silent movie stars. Thanks!... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: D. W. Griffith, Lillian Gish, Robert Harron, Dorothy Gish, Billy Bitzer, silent film, silent movie...
byPennell, Joseph, 1857-1926; Edson, Charles Farwell
The metadata below describe the original scanning. Follow the "All Files: HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images and the derived formats (OCR results, PDF etc.). See also the What is the directory structure for the texts? FAQ for information about file content and naming conventions. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topic: Poetry of places
LibriVox recording of THE GREAT GOLD RUSH: A TALE OF THE KLONDIKE by WILLIAM HENRY POPE JARVIS. Read by Cathy Barratt. Canadian journalist William Jarvis' gently fictionalized work recounts many of the countless fascinating tales of the Klondike Gold Rush in Canada's Yukon. (Introduction by Cathy Barratt) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: librivox, audiobook, klondike, alaska, adventure, history Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
Lost Landscapes of San Francisco 6 (2011) is the latest in a series of historical urban explorations, made from home movies, industrial and promotional films and outtakes, and other cinematic ephemera. It sold out the Castro Theatre in December, and this will be its second screening. YOU are the soundtrack. Please come prepared to shout out your identifications, ask questions about what’s on the screen, and share your thoughts with fellow audience members. Most of the footage in this program... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Rick Prelinger, San Francisco, Internet Archive, Brewster Kahle, Archival movies
Les cartes vivantes Also known as The Living Playing Cards in the USA (1905) French B&W : Short film Directed by Georges Méliès A bearded magician holds up a large playing card and makes it larger. He tears up a card of a queen, burns the torn bits, and a life-size Queen of Hearts card appears; then, it becomes alive. The magician puts her back into the card. The same thing happens with the King of Clubs: the card becomes alive. The king removes his costume, and there's something very... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Gen X, Georges Méliès, Short Film, Silent Film, Drama, Fantasy
The Phantom (1943) is a Columbia Pictures 15 chapter serial starring Tom Tyler in the title role. The serial is based on Lee Falk's comic strip The Phantom. The serial also features Jeanne Bates as the Phantom's girlfriend Diana Palmer, and Ace the Wonder Dog as the Phantom's trusty German shepherd Devil (who is a wolf in the original comic). Professor Davidson plans an expedition to find the Lost City of Zoloz. The location of the city is contained on seven pieces of ivory, three of which... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: The Phantom, Lee Falk, Serial, Cliffhanger, Tom Tyler
Theater snipe for use at the Bayjou Theater in Bay City. Just something quick 'n' dumb to fill some space. Done in the style of a period theater snipe. favoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Bay City, Second Life, SL, Bayjou theater, snipe, intermission
A collection of the following short musical clips: Stereotypical Indians in full headdresses hide behind a shrub and wave each other over until three stand in a line Stereotypical frontier settlers (women in bonnets men in raccoon hats) playing the banjo and dancing a square dance Frontier man playing the banjo stops and looks alarmed -- freezes with his mouth open Two women in bonnets freeze and cower in anticipation Indians in headdresses inspecting a banjo Three men and one woman looking at... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
The Mount Monadnock halfway House was a three-story hotel located on the west side of the mountain at the end of a mile-long toll road, âthe shortest toll road in the world.â There was a hotel located at that site since 1858, but it burned down, was rebuilt and added onto over the years. It was very popular in the heydays of Mount Monadnock from 1880 to 1920. Guests came back every year to walk the theme-park-like trails that guests built around the hotel with romantic names like âthe Spring... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Percy Johnson, Leominster, Halfway House, Mount Monadnock, Leominster Access Television, LATV, old...
byH.J Miles; American Mutoscope & Biograph Company
A September 30, 1903 afternoon panoramic view, shot by H.J Miles, of people at the north end of Ocean Beach located near the Cliff House on San Francisco's western shore. The film is a production of the American Mutoscope & Biograph Company. If some of these scenes look familiar, it is because this is the full video from which 2 short clips, "Cliff House from Ocean Beach" and "Crowds at Ocean Beach," housed at archive.org, were taken. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Cliff House, Ocean Beach, Golden Gate, Dutch Windmill, American Mutoscope & Biograph Company,...
aka. The Shadow of ChikaraConfederate veterans of the last battle of the Civil War set out to find a hidden treasure: diamonds hidden in a cave. However, the soldiers find they are being followed by a mysterious hunter (or hunters) who may have a connection to a mythic eagle spirit favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
In an abandoned train station, a group of kids discover powers hidden inside an old trunk. Lead Youth Producer: Mandel Lum TRT: 10:00 Screenings: San Francisco International Film Festival Locomotion Film Festival (Salt Lake City, UT) KDOL TV (Oakland, CA) Access SF (San Francisco, CA) Awards: Best Experimental (Locomotion Film Festival) favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Dawson City, New Mexico: Films taken immediately after the "Dawson Mine Disaster", the second worst mine disaster to take place in the US on October 22, 1913 when 263 men were killed. Shows bodies being removed / cemetery / Bureau of Mines trains and experts arriving etc. favoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Music video / animation ... by Sal Caruso (c.) 2010 Music used : Minds of Machines & Burning Hearts - Composed / Produced & Performed by Sal Caruso (c.) -2010- Contact me through YouTube &/or google me for additional sites ... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: salcaruso, salcarusomusic, music, video, abstract, animation, art
[PT-BR] Tocadores de taiko no evento Hanamachi, 2012, que ocorre em novembro na cidade de Joinville - SC, Brasil. [EN] Taiko players in the Hanamachi event from 2012, which happens on November in the city of Joinville - SC, Brazil. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: adfeno, hanamachi, 2012, taiko, joinville
This early nudie-film, showing two naked women lolling around a rocky landscape, is more quaint than erotic. It's not clear what the original purpose was - it appears to be an excerpt from a longer film, and the peculiar title, in combination with the occasional mild nuzzling of the protagonists, suggests some kind of cautionary film about lesbianism. For our purposes, these gentle images of two naked women (one thin, and the other, well, Rubenesque), crossing a meadow picking flowers, climbing... favoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
STUDIES IN STREAMLINING FROM THE DAYS OF HORATIO PHILLIPS TO MODERN TIMES. EVOLUTION OF AUTOMOBILE FROM ITS BEGINNING TO PRESENT STREAMLINED SHAPE IS EXEMPLIFIED IN THE 1941 CHEVROLET. 00:38:02:00 Taking the Air 07912 00:38:31:00 wide shot of small plane trailing a long plume of white smoke 00:38:36:00 same shot - white smoke gone VO - “In hundreds of different ways, Man has taken the air. Great progress has been made in the conquest of the skies in the last 30 years.” (fade out... favoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Lum And Abner Test Footage For TV Pilot Opie from the Andy Griffith Show was named after Opie Cates from the 30 minute Lum and Abner Radio Shows. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Lum and Abner, Classic TV, Andy Devine, Opie Cates, Zazu Pitts
Life in an itinerant theatrical troupe. A well-acted and well-produced pre-code drama which touches on infidelity and illegitimacy (by '30s standards). The final scenes might be considered an unintentional prediction of the 1944 Hartford circus tragedy. Directed by Victor Schertzinger. Released in 1933. a.k.a. "The Constant Woman". complete print. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: dramas, theatrical troupe, pre code, Conrad Nagel, Leila Hyams, Tommy Conion
This is an educational video "The Solar System", produced by the JPL and NASA. Uploaded for an introductory course on Astronomy. ASTR110 section 01, Ancilla College, Donaldson Indiana. Published under the Creative Commons License and in the Public Domain. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: astr110, astronomy, solar system, garthus, JPL, NASA
Great footage from 1930s of the construction of the Golden Gate Bridge in every phase of construction. Stock shots of completed bridge; informative narration; explanative illustrations illuminate bridges dimensions and other structural aspects of design. 05:01:00:13 VS statue of Joseph Strauss, Chief Engineer of the Golden Gate Bridge in front of Golden Gate Bridge. 05:02:22:26 Graphic illustration in red and white of San Francisco Bay area animated to highlight San Francisco, Marin and the... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
Jack Gibbons plays his famous note-for-note recreation of Gershwin's legendary 4-handed 1925 piano-roll recording of the Rhapsody in Blue. The video was recorded live in concert in 2007. "Jack Gibbons is able to reproduce Gershwin as Gershwin performed, in a remarkable recreation of Gershwin's unique keyboard style. Hearing Jack Gibbons perform is like being at a Gershwin party, in a sense like being with Gershwin" (Edward Jablonski, biographer of George Gershwin, New York 1998) For... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topic: Jack Gibbons George Gershwin Rhapsody in Blue piano-roll transcription virtuoso piano classical...
How to use money to enlighten people about radioactivity and how dangerous it is.http://japancrisis.nodes.orghttp://radiationfactsheet.nodes.orghttp://rhs.nodes.org favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: fukushima, radioactivity, nuclear power, pollution, money, righteousness
This brilliant 1886 paper by Dr. Gustave Le Bon analyzes the various races of India from the psychological point of view. Le Bon, the founder of Social Psychology, believed that a race can be best defined by its psychological qualities, rather than by its physical characteristics. Accordingly, he found among other things that: 1) the races of India fall into three large divisions, the largest of which is composed of the Hindus; 2) the main psychological qualities of the Hindus are... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews ) Topics: India, Gustave Le Bon, Robert K. Stevenson, races, psychology, Hindus, Moslems, Europeans,...
Untalented, Unprofessional, Unruly.The Worst Movie Ever Made.This Movie Is So Terrible That It Is Not Even Funny... It Is Hilarious!!!! This is the film no one is talking about. In fact many people wish it would just go away. Unfortunately for them it is now available for download right here. Anderson, Indiana is going through a dry spell--and we don't mean weather wise. After a local pot dealer is busted, a group of his friends are contacted to retrieve his hidden marijuana stash before the... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Feature Film, Trailer Park Boys, Comedy, Drugs, Marijuana, Illegal Copy presentations, Knight's...
In this brilliant 1888 paper Doctor Gustave Le Bon, the Father of Social Psychology, analyzes the critical role a people's race plays in influencing history. Le Bon points out that psychology and not anatomical characteristics is what differentiates races, and therefore "peoples whose mental constitution is similar will have similar destinies when they are placed in analogous circumstances, even though they might differ very much by their exterior aspect." In addition, Le Bon found... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Gustave Le Bon, Robert K. Stevenson, Revue Scientifique, races of mankind, history, natural...
A portrait of New York by painter Charles Sheeler and photographer Paul Strand. The title cards show quotes from Walt Whitman's "Leaves of Grass". Listed as Public Domain by Wikipedia. "The film spans an imaginary day in the life of New York City, beginning with footage of Staten Island ferry commuters and culminating with the sun setting over the Hudson River. It has been described as the first avant-garde film made in America. Its many brief shots and dramatic camera angles... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews ) Topics: New York, Charles Sheeler, Paul Strand
A simple music video which proposes a simple query The tune herein was acquired at http://www.archive.org/details/epa058 so please share in the spectacle by all means favoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews ) Topic: Ungowa
The Third Avenue El, New York City 08:09:28:16 9th Avenue elevated line in New York City? 08:11:24:21 Pan of up Empire State Building. 08:12:12:00 Low angle of elevated railway, train enters frame and comes to halt. 08:12:52:07 Shaky perspective shot from train on elevated railway passing other trains. 08:13:20:00 Two trains, one after the other, passing camera on curved portion of elevated railway. 08:15:06:01 VS great stock footage of busy New York City intersection around the turn of the... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews )
The Chinese Room is an award-winning 2009 independent feature. It was shot on location in Washington, DC with an all-local cast and crew. It is a self-financed thriller inspired by the famous thought experiment by John Searle. Synopsis: John is a "real live John Doe," on the run when he finds the perfect job: quiet work, cash under the table, no questions asked. But in this office, the manager Bouchard enforces his list of freakish rules with charisma and cruelty, and forces John to... favoritefavorite ( 4 reviews ) Topics: spying, office, intrigue, artificial intelligence, AI, linguistics, microbudget, philosophy,...